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Tech Crunch 2012 - Apple Prediction

From: Alistair MacDonald <al@signedon.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 14:12:59 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJX8r2mhuRqpvXGOyn4VyBnAJh_+_ni7thhXpxviKS2RPSYkfA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-audio@w3.org
Hey Group,

Thought I would share this interesting Tech Crunch report from Ben Savage,
the guy behind Game Engine Spaceport.io: http://spaceport.io/

"*Apple will NOT fix HTML5 sound in mobile Safari*

HTML5 sound used to work well in mobile Safari, back in the days iOS3.
However, Apple disabled most of the API in iOS 4 and 5. It just introduces
competition for iTunes  both the music store, and the App Store. In its
continued fight to maintain total
control<http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3009888/autoplay-audio-files-on-an-ipad-with-html5/4903523>
over
the Apple ecosystem, they will refrain from fixing HTML5 sound in 2012."

The Tech Crunch article is here:
http://techcrunch.com/2011/12/21/guide-to-html5-14-predictions-2012/

-- 
Alistair MacDonald
SignedOn, Inc - W3C Audio WG
http://signedon.com
Received on Thursday, 22 December 2011 19:13:28 GMT

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